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CBS
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
for the underdog team, featured in the movie "money ball." jim axelrod spoke with its manager, who broke the mold on thousand be a winning ball club. >> reporter: they are the poorest team in major league baseball. with a roster stocked with rookies and low-paid veterans, the oakland a's were pegged to finish last in their division. >> most people i think predicted that we would lose not only 100, maybe 110. so this has been satisfying. >> reporter: instead, they finished first. if what general manager billy beane has done sounds like a hollywood story, well, it already was. >> the problem we're trying to solve is that there are rich teams and there are poor teams. then there's 50 feet of crap. and then there's us. >> reporter: brad pitt played beane in "money ball." it's a david and goliath tale of a gm with a small budget for salaries outthinking everyone else using a statistical formula to find winners among baseball's discards. you have to find undervalued players. >> you essentially have to have players whose performance is better than what we're paying them. >> reporter: beane's calculation
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
assemblyman jerry hill and san bruno mayor jim rue an are upset about the state public utilities commission asking to suspend hearings over pg&e's penalties and pipeline upgrade costs for a month. >>> the san francisco board of supervisors will finally decide tomorrow if suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi will keep his job. the mayor charged him with official misconduct and demanded his removal after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor in connection to domestic abuse with his wife. we'll find that out tomorrow. >>> this morning a coalition of community groups in san jose plans to announce a boycott of the mi pueblo grocery change linked to the company's participation in the everify program the department of homeland security system to determine people's immigration status. >>> the pumpkin weigh-off this morning in half moon bay. these pumpkins will vie for the world record, a $25,000 megaprize for the world's first one-ton pumpkin. we'll be there when the competition kicks off on main street live. that's a big squash. >> can you imagine carving that pumpkin? >> or moving it? >>> a busy weeke
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
and we'll hear from him at the top of the hour. jim axelrod has the story of one team's return to postseason play. jim, good morning. >> good morning, nora. the a's are back in the bay area to take on the detroit tigers. the a's are down 2-0 in this best-of-five playoff series. but they've already beat some long odds to be in the postseason at all. they are the poorest team in major league baseball. with a roster stocked with rookies and low-paid veterans pulled off the junk heap. the oakland a's were pegged to finish last in their division. instead -- >> ball game! >> reporter: -- they finished first. >> most people, i think, now we'd lose 100, maybe 110. so this has been satisfying. >> reporter: if what general manager billy beanehas done sounds like a hollywood story, it already was. >> the problem we're trying to solve is that there are rich teams and there are poor teams. then there's 50 feet of crap. and then there's us. >> reporter: brad pitt played beane in "moneyball." based on a best-selling book, it's a tale of a gm with a small budget for salaries, outthinking every
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